Bacon butty prices set to soar

The cost of a bacon sandwich is set to rise considerably due to spiraling costs of pork and butter.

Tuesday, 15th August 2017, 3:00 pm
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 11:52 am
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The price of pork has hit a four-year high, while the cost of butter has almost doubled in the space of 12 months.

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Agribusiness specialist Rabobank has said that demand is outstripping supply in foreign markets which is having a knock-on effect in the UK, while dairies are focusing on more profitable cheese, accounting for the hike in the value of butter.

According to The Grocer magazine: “Prices have kept rising due to low supplies in the EU and high demand."